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  • Local farmer supports Harford through America's Farmers Grow Communities

    Local farmer Rick Holloway and America's Farmers Grow Communities is supporting the Community Foundation of Harford County Inc. to help better serve the area. Sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, which is the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, Grow...
  • Goodies galore at charity bake sale on Nov. 3

    Can you smell the aroma of fresh baked goods streaming down Route 144? This is the weekend when young Ellie Feaga will hold her annual charity bake sale at 15211 Frederick Road. Look for fellow neighbors armed with cookies, brownies, cakes, pies and...
  • Cockeysville doctor named top humanitarian by orthopaedic academy

    A lifetime of selfless service was rewarded last month when retired Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon and Cockeysville resident Dr. David Hungerford was given the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons' Humanitarian Award at the association's annual meeting...
  • Maryland Food Bank gears up for Thanksgiving rush

    Maryland Food Bank gears up for Thanksgiving rush
    Pop tunes blasted from loudspeakers into the cavernous warehouse at the Maryland Food Bank on Thursday, energizing about 300 volunteers filling 15,000 boxes with holiday staples for the needy. "You can get exercise, help those who don't have a meal for...
  • Exelon donations in Maryland made as agreed

    Exelon donations in Maryland made as agreed
    In the year since Exelon Corp. acquired Baltimore's Constellation Energy Group, the company has donated more than $300,000 to first-responders in the region. It is handing out thousands of free trees to Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. customers. It is...
  • Clearing House Ltd. to hold sidewalk sale for charity

    Consignment shop Clearing House Ltd. has scheduled its annual sidewalk sale for charity for Wednesday, selling furniture, jewelry, china, crystal and other household goods. All proceeds from the sale, to run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will go to the House...
  • Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy

    Family of Yeardley Love embraces field at Notre Dame Prep as lasting legacy
    In the emotional years since the murder of Yeardley Love in May 2010, her mother, Sharon, and older sister, Lexie, have had one thing to distract them from from their sadness, a "driving force," as Lexie called it, that has kept them afloat when little...
  • Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service

    Viva House soup kitchen has provided 45 years of service
    In a quiet block in Southwest Baltimore, a warm wind blows plastic bags along a sidewalk. Boarded-up rowhomes line the streets. A pile of mattresses rests on a trash heap in someone's former backyard. A lonely placard reads, "Stop shooting – start...
  • Laurel High senior receives Comcast scholarship

    Jamila Mitchell, a senior at Laurel High School, received a $1,000, one-time scholarships from the Comcast Foundation last week in Annapolis, the foundation announced. Mitchell is one of 13 students in the county and 100 students across the state...
  • Bel Air car dealers group aids two Harford charities

    Bel Air car dealers group aids two Harford charities
    Continuing a tradition begun in 2008, members of the Bel Air New Car Dealers Association made two $5,000 donations to Harford County charitable institutions that serve members of the community in the greatest need for food and shelter. Checks were...
  • Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality

    Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality
    "We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," says Neil Newhouse, a Romney pollster. A half-dozen fact-checking organizations and websites have refuted Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's claims that President Obama removed the work...
  • Dixon caught up on court-ordered charity donations

    Dixon caught up on court-ordered charity donations
    Former Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has paid off the $45,000 a court ordered her to donate to charities, resolving charges that she violated her probation in the criminal case that led to her leaving office. In early November, Dixon was charged with...